Signal Technology Foundation

Signal Technology Foundation

Mountain View, CA 94041
Tax ID82-4506840

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About this organization






To develop privacy technology that protects free expression & enables secure global communication.


Following its formation in early 2018, Signal Foundation's primary activity was the continuous improvement to Signal Messenger in order to ensure global access to a secure, end-to-end encrypted voice and text communications platform. Through Signal Messenger, users can securely call and text one another. The content of those communications are securely encrypted by the app.

Interesting data from their 2019 990 filing

The filing clearly states the mission of the non-profit as “The mission of signal is to defend, both in the united states and throughout the world, core human and civil rights: the right to free speech and right to privacy.”.

When outlining its functions, they were explained as: “To develop privacy technology that protects free expression & enables secure global communication.”.

  • In compliance with legal regulations, the non-profit has reported their state of operation as DE.
  • The filing records the non-profit's address for 2019 as 650 CASTRO STREET SUITE 120-223, MOUNTAIN VIEW, CA, 94041.
  • As of 2019, the non-profit's form reports a total of 12 employees.
  • Is not a private foundation.
  • Revenue is between $500,000 and $1,000,000+.
  • Revenue less expenses is -$4,518,302.
  • The organization has 1 independent voting members.
  • The organization was formed in 2018.
  • The organization pays $1,835,569 in salary, compensation, and benefits to its employees.
  • The organization pays $0 in fundraising expenses.

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